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Author Craig, Chase.
Title Chase Craig collection, 1924-1980.

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Description 13.44 linear ft.
Note Books included with the 2002 gift have been cataloged separately with a "collection added" entry for the Chase Craig collection in our Library Catalog.
Chase Craig (1910 - 2002) illustrated, wrote and produced comic books from the mid 1930's until his retirement from Western Printing and Lithography in 1975. He graduated from the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts in 1934 and started working for the Christian Science Monitor drawing Little Chauncy. The following year he moved to Hollywood where he started as assistant animator on Oswald Rabbit for Walter Lanz. He worked for Tex Avery then moved to the Los Angeles Daily News to help on the Charlie McCarthy newspaper strip. He developed and sold the syndicated strip Odd Bodkins. He joined Western Publishing soon after. In 1942 Craig enlisted in the Navy. During the war he worked at the Navy's "Vine Street Press" drawing illustrations for aviator training manuals. In 1950 he became an editor at Western Printing and Lithography, rising to Managing Editor and Executive Editor.
Summary Includes premiums from cold cereal boxes, one shots, large feature comics, four-color comics, bimonthlies, quarterlies, scrapbooks, comic strip art, window display cartoons, production artwork, and correspondence.
Local Note Oversized items in Special Collections map case file.
Note Chase Craig; Gift; 1984.
Bruce Craig; Gift; 2002.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
Related Names Famous Funnies, Inc.
Walt Disney Productions.
Dell Publishing Company.
Eastern Color Printing Co.
Western Printing and Lythographing Company
Marvel Comics Group.
OCLC number 12309695